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Mechanic - Pool

Mt. San Antonio College

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Mechanic - Pool

Position Number: T-013-2022
Department: Grounds
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Open Date: 08/11/2022
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Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Procedure:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the listed Close Date are assured consideration. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online:

1. Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A detailed resume that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

Health & Welfare:
Persons employed for temporary employment are not eligible to participate in the College’s Health and Welfare plan or option fringe benefit plan in conjunction with their employment. Human Resources will track the eligibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Should a person meet the eligibility requirements, Human Resources will initiate an open enrollment period to enroll an ACA designated medical plan.

Basic Function/Overview:

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
1. Performs skilled mechanical work in the inspection, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of a variety of large and small vehicles and equipment, including electric, gasoline and diesel-powered equipment.2. Evaluates maintenance, servicing, and repair needs; reads and interprets schematics and diagrams; inspects and diagnoses mechanical malfunctions; maintains routine records of work performed.3. Performs routine maintenance, safety checks and inspections; prepares vehicles for inspections; performs preventive maintenance to electric, gas and diesel systems.4. Changes oil, transmission, brake, and other fluids according to prescribed procedures; follows laws, rules, and regulations regarding the disposal of hazardous waste.5. Overhauls, rebuilds, and tunes engines and carburetors.6. Overhauls, repairs, and adjusts automatic and standard transmissions, drive shafts, differentials, universal joints, gears, valves, transfer cases, and rear ends.7. Diagnoses, repairs, and rebuilds engine electrical and ignition systems, such as distributors, coils, alternators, starters, and related systems.8. Adjusts and replace brakes; maintains, rebuilds, and replaces air and hydraulic brake system components; changes and balances tires.9. Diagnoses and repairs cooling, fuel, electrical, and exhaust systems; tunes engines using standard testing equipment.10. Makes basic repairs of motors, engines, transmissions, differentials, chassis parts, electrical, fuel, ignition, cooling, steering, and hydraulic and air systems, including proper testing and adjustments.11. Performs minor auto body and glass repairs.12. Operates a variety of specialized electronic diagnostic equipment and machinery including a computer.13. Performs preventive maintenance work on vehicles including inspections, lubrication and oil changes.14. Utilizes fleet maintenance and work order system(s) to maintain, and repair vehicles.15. Performs welding and fabrication on various types of machinery and equipment.16. Performs repair work on other District equipment and systems as necessary.17. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.18. Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignment as instructed.19. Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment at the close of the workday.20. Maintains records on maintenance and repair work performed.21. Assists Lead Mechanic with maintaining inventory to ensure most common items are in stock.22. Operates equipment to test functionality of mechanical components as necessary.23. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.24. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and two (2) years of responsible experience independently performing routine repair of automobiles, trucks, or power driven equipment.


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Working Environment:
Employees primarily work in the centralized maintenance shop and are exposed to loud noise levels, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, dust, paint fumes, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, grease, oils, solvents, machinery with extremely hot surfaces and/or moving parts, and moving objects or other vehicles. Employees may interact with staff when trying to diagnose and/or resolve an equipment related problem.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard shop setting and use and operate a variety of tools, power tools, equipment, and machinery; to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; to identify mechanical issues, to identify and locate parts and repair tools/equipment, to inspect, analyze, and diagnose problems with automobiles, trucks, and a variety of gasoline and diesel powered maintenance and construction equipment; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen to read various dials, gauges, and identify color- coded cables and wires; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.


Conditions of Employment:
The person holding this position is required to be present on Mt. San Antonio College’s campus to perform all essential duties and responsibilities.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

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Foreign Transcripts:

For more details about this position, please contact:
Human Resources
1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.
Phone: (909) 274-4225

Selection Procedure:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

EEO Policy:

Conflict of Interest:
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

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Mt. San Antonio College provides the full college experience without the full college debt. As a nonprofit California Community College, Mt. SAC is known for providing a top-tier education and extensive student services while keeping classes at just $46 a unit.


The campus sits on 420 rolling acres in Walnut, California, located on the eastern edge of the Greater Los Angeles Area. The city of Walnut is considered one of the Best Small Towns to Live In by Money Magazine, which highlighted only one other California town. A diverse suburb just 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, Walnut is known for its nationally reknowned schools and equestrian community. The city combines the charms of rural living with the benefits of being located just 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Mt. San Antonio College serves everyone, from residents to working professionals and international students. Its local College District boundaries encompass the communities of Baldwin Park, Bassett, Charter Oak, Covina, Diamond Bar, the southern portion of Glendora, Hacienda Heights, City of Industry, Irwindale, La Puente, La Verne, Pomona, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, Valinda, Walnut, and West Covina. Learn about our district and trustees.

Dynamic Community

At Mt. San Antonio College, diversity is what brings our campus to life. Our students come from unique backgrounds and are all at different places in their lives. Some are here straight from high school, while others have families and full-time jobs, but they are all here for the same reason: to achieve their goals through education. We proudly serve more than 50,000 students from all walks of life. About half of our students are seeking degrees and certificates. The other half are enjoying community programs, workforce development classes and other non-credit courses. Learn more about demographics on our Facts and Stats page.

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